Genealogy Sites

Other useful sites that offer various kinds of genealogy and history information

Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center:  Northeastern Indiana’s largest largest research collections available, incorporating records from around the world.

Batesville Area Historical Society: Located in Ripley County, Indiana, but does have history and genealogy information for a small portion of Franklin County…especially the Huntersville area located in the extreme southwestern tip of our county.

Genealogy Trails:  Genealogy Trails offers a variety of genealogy and local history tidbits.

Google Books:  Offers digital images of many books whose copyrights have expired.

Indiana Historical Society:  The Indiana Historical Society has many items in their collection pertaining to the history and genealogy of Franklin County.

Indiana Memory:  A collaboration of Indiana libraries, museums, archives, and related cultural organizations to enable access to Indiana’s unique cultural and historical heritage through a variety of digital formats and free distribution over the internet.

Internet Archive:  A non-profit digital library offering free universal access to books, movies & music, as well as 354 billion archived web pages.

Morrison-Reeves Library:  Located in Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana.  They offer an online newspaper index that will aid in your search for family names and places pertaining to the Whitewater Valley.  Many times, local news and obituaries went to Richmond newspapers for publication.

The Public Library of Cincinnati:  Offers an on-line newspaper index. Information that pertains to Franklin County residents who had ties to Hamilton County, Ohio can appear in the Cincinnati newspapers.

Rootsweb:  Offers genealogy information and message boards pertaining to families of Franklin County.

Whitewater Valley Genealogical Association:  Society offers special databases and membership opportunities. Genealogical information on this website focuses on the state of Indiana.

WorldCat:  The world’s largest library catalog. Looking for a special book? Find it anywhere in the world with this website.